The 207th winner of the St Leger, held on Saturday 10th September 1983 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Sun Princess, a bay filly by English Prince out of Sunny Valley, owned by Sir Michael Sobell. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £100,000. (Equivalent to £325,000 in 2017)

The Youtube link below is a 3 minute 58 second clip of the 1983 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SUN PRINCESS Willie Carson Major Dick Hern Sir Michael Sobell 11/8 fav
ESPRIT DU NORD George Moore J Fellows
CARLINGFORD CASTLE Lester Piggott Henry Cecil
DANCING ADMIRAL Tony Ives Clive Brittain
DAZARI Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute
DOM PASQUINI Yves Saint Martin Robert Collet
NEORION Philip Robinson Clive Brittain
RIVENSKY John Lowe H Westbrook
SAILOR'S DANCE Joe Mercer W R Hern
YAWA Philip Waldron Geoff Lewis
The winner won by 3/4 length in 3 minutes 16.65 seconds, with a short head back to the third. In a career spanning 10 races Sun Princess won 3 and was second on 4 occasions. Over Round N/A

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